We are now in Week 5 of Lent. We are having our final Lent lunch in Paulton this coming Sunday. There lunches are to raise money for the Operation Smile charity,
St John the Baptist church is the home of the Church of England in the parish of Farrington Gurney.We have a small and welcoming community, made up both of village people and those who travel specially to worship in this beautiful and friendly church.
We occasionally hold informal cafe style services, which are particularly attractive for family members of all generations to attend together.We occasionally hold informal cafe style services, which are particularly attractive for family members of all generations to attend together.
Holy Trinity is the historic Anglican church in the parish of Paulton.An active church at the Northern end of Paulton, opposite the new Barratt’s estate.We offer a arm welcome to all, whether you are new to the area, just visiting or exploring your faith.
Week 4 of lent is upon us. We had another wonderful Lent lunch in Paulton last Sunday followed by or our afternoon celebration of the money raised by the Paulton stands with Ukraine campaign.
We are now in week 3 of lent. For me this is already becoming a complex time of questioning and growth as I try more and more to turn to God and trust Him to meet my needs.
We are now in week 2 of lent. This is our wilderness time. A time for testing and strengthening our faith. A time to grow in our understanding of God’s love.
We are now entering our period of Lent. This is the time where we reflect on Jesus’ time in the wilderness and look for practices that can help us make space for God in our lives.
This Sunday we will be thinking about what it means to try and see God.
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We have Messy Church, the community walk and Family Church time all planned for the half term, so lots of fun to be had together. This Sunday we are looking at the parable of Jesus calming the storm (Luke 8:22-25) and what it means for God to be in control.
The first signs of spring are beginning to appear and we can see the year starting to take shape. We have moved out of our winter season events and can start to think about the approach of Lent and the journey that this can be for us.
This week are are thinking about being called to talk by God. What does this look like, or sound like? How do we know what to say or when to say it?
This week is Jesus’ presentation at the temple and we will be thinking about how all the topics we have covered during Epiphany can add up to our vision of God in action.